BWW Interview: POET SHANTELLE MASSEY

BWW Interview: POET SHANTELLE MASSEY

Talented and beautiful Shantelle Massey keeps herself sane and busy with poetry and music.

MCL: Where were you born and raised?

SM:Born and raised in Buffalo, NY

MCL: When did you get involved with the Buffalo art and culture scene?

SM:I got actively involved in the Buffalo Arts & Culture scene approximately two years ago.

MCL: When did Poetry come into your life?

SM:Poetry has been a part of my life since grammar school.

MCL: Describe your Poetry?

SM: My poetry is a release of the emotion I'm feeling in that moment.

MCL: What is your Writing procedure?

SM:Usually the first line will come to me like the proverbial light bulb going off. I will immediately record/capture that thought and expand upon it until I have a finished piece.

MCL: What interest you that keeps you Writing?

SM:I keep writing because its therapeutic. I honestly believe my writing keeps me sane.

MCL: What is The Dopeness Project?

SM:The Dopeness Project is an artist development company specializing in the administrative processes involved in prepping an artist for management and/or the industry.

MCL: What do you want people to know about you through your art and words?

SM:I want people to know that their feelings & emotions are normal whether good, bad or indifferent. I often times say what others are thinking but are too afraid to voice themselves.

MCL: Time to promote yourself ... What's coming up for you for the remainder of 2017?

SM:The Dopeness Project is hosting a "sophisticated cypher" with emcee's, spoken word, vocalists and musicians called Twenty-Two Two's on 8/4/17 @ the NEW Ashker's on Main Street.

My partner is releasing his album with a unique listening experience & art exhibit called "The Art of Hip Hop" which I will be hosting on 8/25/17 @ The Main Street Art Gallery there will be more events added as the year progresses.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SHANTELLE MASSEY:

TWENTY-TWO TWO's ON 8/4/17

https://www.facebook.com/events/1402281856514933/?ti=as

THE ART OF HIP HOP

https://www.facebook.com/events/358000834617033/?ti=cl

THE MAIN STREET GALLERY

https://www.facebook.com/515mainstgallery/


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